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Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who was a foreign correspondent for fifteen years for The New York Times, where he served as the Middle East Bureau Chief and Balkan Bureau Chief for the paper. He is the host of the Emmy Award-nominated RT America show On Contact. His most recent book is "America: The Farewell Tour" (2019).

Articles by this author

 

The Global Ruling Class, Endless War, and the Culture of Mass Death

The global ruling class is cementing into place a world where they govern without accountability, we are reduced to serfdom, the climate crisis accelerates, and mass death is normalized.

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It Doesn't Matter to the Oligarchy How Many Mass Shootings There Are

There will be no gun control, not only because of the gun lobby and a corrupt political class, but because for many white Americans the idea of the gun is the only power they have left.

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The Permanent War Economy

Permanent war has cannibalized the country. It has created a social, political, and economic morass. Each new military debacle is another nail in the coffin of Pax Americana.

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Israeli War Crimes and the Execution of Al Jazeera Reporter Shireen Abu Akleh

Israel, which shoots hundreds of Palestinians a year, routinely includes reporters and photographers on its target lists.

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Digitally Disappeared: YouTube Has Deleted Six Years of My Show

Are we a more informed and better society because of this wholesale censorship?

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War Crimes and the Lie of American Innocence

Our hypocrisy on war crimes makes a rules-based world, one that abides by international law, impossible.

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Putin Has Given the Masters of War Exactly What They Wanted

This is a recipe for global war.

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On the Worthiness and Unworthiness of War Victims

Dividing the world into worthy and unworthy victims is a tactic used to justify our crimes and demonize our enemies. Conflicts will not be solved until all nations abide by international law and all victims are deemed worthy.

Chris Hedges ·

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